Warm Picks 08.19.21 | Artwork, Theater & Society

Bingo Evening

When was the previous time you performed bingo? The Junior League of Monterey County would like to remind you of the one of a kind thrill of this game of prospect by web hosting a bingo night. Admission incorporates 10 rounds of the match. The out of doors function, held in the historic patio of the Previous Whaling Station, will also include things like prizes and food stuff and consume for acquire. All proceeds go to the nonprofit, which supports volunteerism and local community motion amid gals. [TCL]

6-8pm Thursday, Aug. 19. Aged Whaling Station Adobe, 391 Decatur St., Monterey. $30. 375-5356, jlmontereycounty.org.

Elroy’s Birthday Social gathering

A usual human initially birthday celebration is extra for the mothers and fathers and community than the kid, who will invariably try to remember nothing at all. This is the very same spirit with which the grocery shop Elroy’s Wonderful Foods will be celebrating its first yr in small business: with a party for patrons. There will be all-day happy hour a reward basket raffle new music and dancing and a ribbon-slicing ceremony with the Monterey Chamber of Commerce at 5:30pm. You could pick to occasion the working day absent from 8am to 8pm… but then you may possibly not recall anything at all both. [TCL]

8am-8pm Friday, Aug. 20. 15 Soledad Push, Monterey. 373-3737, elroysfinefoods.com.

Comic Nikki Glaser

Golden Point out Theatre is back, and it is beginning its new season with a dose of wry, crass, pulls-no-punches humor from Nikki Glaser. She’s ruthless, a experienced at roasting, and unafraid to make Hitler jokes. She’s also not scared to provide information about right fingering strategy or how to communicate to your boyfriend about anal sex – in additional depth than your ideal friend would ever dare – but she’s also acquired a great-tuned get on feminism and gender roles and says what we are all considering but much too squeamish to say. (Sure, fearlessness is a concept listed here.) She’s also the host of FBoy Island, a courting display streaming on HBO Max, and lately released a podcast. You can hear some combination of it all in Monterey, as extensive as you arrive prepared to snicker until finally your facial area hurts. [SR]

8pm Friday, Aug. 20. Golden Condition Theatre, 417 Alvarado St., Monterey. $29-$59. 649-1070, goldenstatetheatre.com.

Cost-free Drive-in Motion picture Night

Drive (or walk – there is stadium seating also) on over to the Monterey County Fairgrounds this weekend for a exhibiting of the Pixar film Acquiring Dory, hosted by the Blue Zones Task Monterey County. The absolutely free showings are element of a collection of functions celebrating the growth of Blue Zones to the Monterey Peninsula. The relatives-helpful movie will be demonstrated in English on Saturday and in Spanish on Sunday. Get there early to grab food stuff and find out extra about Blue Zones. And experience the wonderful most recent use of the fairgrounds as a generate-in film screening location, a pandemic-era innovation that just could possibly adhere all-around. [TCL]

1pm and 6pm Saturday, Aug. 21 (English) 1pm Sunday, Aug. 22 (Spanish). Monterey County Fairgrounds, 2004 Fairground Street, Monterey. Totally free. info.bluezonesproject.com/mc-kickoff-2021.

Salsa dancing

Babaloo Cuban Cafe is not just a cafe/cafe. In actuality, proprietor Gladys Parada is not guaranteed if she would like to offer meals at all throughout salsa on Saturdays – she wishes to dance, not prepare dinner. (There will be beverages available: wine, beer, mimosas and mojitos. Probably treats.) The first hour is a course led by dancer and artist Willi Prudencio. “He has been instructing for numerous, numerous many years,” Parada says. “Last time we had 11 partners, 25 people total. You really do not want a partner he will couple you up. Just after the first hour, you dance on your own and he will assistance and tweak. He alterations from salsa to bachata. The course is excellent for inexperienced persons advanced dancers are likely to occur afterwards.” Parada tries to have a salsa night time at the time a month – this will be the fourth time Babaloo, which opened for the duration of the pandemic shutdown in 2020, gets dancing. [AP]

6:30-9:30pm Saturday, Aug. 21. Babaloo Cuban Cafe, 1123 Fremont Blvd., Seaside. $20. 901-3900, babaloocubancafe.com.

Ciclovía Open Streets

It commenced in 1974 when a team of cyclists closed down the streets of Bogotá, Colombia, and savored the easy asphalt without having the trouble (and hazard) of passing cars. It is the variety of matter individuals in electrical power may have considered as disruptive – but rather they saw the capacity to produce a culture of physical activity, group and a vehicle-cost-free accumulating area. The tradition proceeds to this day in Bogotá, where roughly 2 million folks assemble weekly. And it’s spread across the world, together with to Soledad, which was set to host its very first-at any time Ciclovía just as pandemic shutdowns started. The good information is that it is back again, and all people is welcome – which means any mode (walkers, joggers, bikers, skaters) and any physical fitness stage. Check in at six distinct exercise booths, total every single action, and generate a raffle ticket for a possibility to get a bicycle. Or get some work out in. Or, just demonstrate up and take pleasure in the neighborhood vibes and connection. [SR]

11am-3pm Sunday, Aug. 22. Downtown Soledad (starting at Benito and Entrance streets). Absolutely free. 200-3753, [email protected], instagram.com/cicloviasouthcounty.

Electric powered Violinist Razzvio

Razzvio has the kind of commanding vocals that drive listeners to halt their qualifications chatter and emphasis on her new music. Include into that the levels of electrical violin, from melodic strokes of the bow to lighter fiddle design and style to plucky pizzicato, additionally a defeat and you have a full party in a person performer. She ranges from pop tunes to beloved classics and has a inclination to smile by means of it all – she’s plainly owning exciting on phase. She delivers that spirit to two exquisite venues this week, with shows at Tarpy’s Roadhouse (to accompany diners on Friday, Aug. 20 from 5-8pm) and Hahn Estate for a sunny Sunday afternoon efficiency in t
he picnic area, rounding out a summer of outside shows at the vineyard. People are welcome, and it is BYO food stuff. [SR]

Noon-4pm Sunday, Aug. 22. Hahn Estate, 37700 Foothill Street, Soledad. No cover will have to buy a glass or bottle of wine. Simply call 678-4555 to reserve a desk. hahnwines.com, razzvio.com.

singer Nicole Atkins

Nestled in the sunny heart of Carmel Valley, Folktale’s out of doors winery is itself a spot. It is the host of an exceptional, acoustic outdoor functionality by Nicole Atkins, a singer-songwriter from time to time when compared to Roy Orbison, often to Amy Winehouse. Atkins is acknowledged for her strong lyrics and persuasive, personal storytelling. Her fourth studio album, Goodnight Rhonda Lee, was introduced in 2017. Born and raised in New Jersey, Atkins life in Nashville when she’s not on the highway. Her performance will be preceded by Santa Cruz-primarily based singer Adrea Castiano as the opener. [AP]

5pm Tuesday, Aug. 24. Folktale Vineyard Wine Back garden, 8940 Carmel Valley Road, Carmel. $30-$50. 293-7500, folktalewinery.com.

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